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Multiple agencies respond to Whiskey Island for drowning report

The Cleveland Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and The Coast Guard have all been called to Whiskey Island for a man missing in the water.

Assistant Cleveland Fire Chief David McNeely told Blake Chenault a couple were in a boat when they decided to jump into the water. The woman made it to shore, but a man believed to be age 20-30 did not.

The Coast Guard released a statement adding the woman with him tried to jump in and save him, but nearly drowned and received medical attention at the scene.

A helicopter is assisting in the search as well.

Initial calls for help came in around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

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